Phases of the consulting process

1. EntryFirst contacts with clients
Preliminary problem diagnosis
Assignment planning
Assignment proposals to client
Consulting contract
2. DiagnosisPurpose analysis
Problem analysis
Fact finding
Fact analysis and synthesis
Feedback to client
3. Action planningDeveloping solutions
Evaluating alternatives
Proposals to client
Planning for implementation
4. ImplementationAssisting with implementation
Adjusting proposals
5. TerminationEvaluation
Final report
Settling commitments
Plans for follow-up